John J. Quattrone is senior vice president, GM Global Human Resources in April 2014. He previously was vice president of Human Resources, Global Product Development & Global Purchasing & Supply Chain / Corporate Strategy, Business Development & Global Planning & Program organizations.
Quattrone is a native of Syracuse, N.Y., and began his General Motors career in 1975 at the Fisher Body Syracuse Plant. Since then, he has held various positions in personnel and labor relations at GM. In 1988, he was appointed personnel director at the GM Engine Division plant in Tonawanda, N.Y., and subsequently personnel director for the Willow Run Transmission Plant and Engineering Center.
Quattrone was appointed director of Compensation and Policy for GM North America in May 1995, and was named general director of Human Resources for North America Vehicle Sales, Service and Marketing in September 1996. He was appointed GM North America’s Vice President of Human Resources in 2001 and became GM Powertrain’s Vice President of Human Resources in 2007.
He received his Bachelor of Science degree from Le Moyne College in 1974 and earned a Master of Science degree in 1975 from West Virginia University. Quattrone previously served on the board of directors of American Society of Employers and on the board of directors of Health Grades, Inc.